RPC VI, 8752 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8752 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Ptolemais
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Issue ΗΞС = 268
Dating 220/221
Obverse inscription IMP C M AΥPI (sic) ANTONINVS
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL PTO ΗΞϹ (?)
Reverse design front view of temple with six columns with arcuated lintel in the middle, within which Tyche standing facing, head left, wearing kalathos, holding rudder and cornucopia, crowned by Nike standing, left, on small column behind her
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Kadman, Ptolemais 170
Specimens 5 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ NY: 1944.100.71226
2 2     IMJ: 78.1715
3 3     Kadman, Ptolemais 170.1
4 4     Kadman, Ptolemais 170.2
5 5     WW (contributed by D. Lowe, Mar. 2014)